Re: Processing requirements on 2.0 Mac

John Ingham (johningh@tafe.sa.edu.au)
Fri, 18 Jul 1997 13:19:05 +0930


Paul W. Eykamp recently asked...

>Does anyone know if the 2.0 Whitepine version uses a lot more processing
>power when it is connected to the internet than the Cornell version does?
>
>My problem:
>I have a 6115/60 Power Mac which used to run 0.8x just fine, the I upgraded
>to 2.0 and there is now about 30 seconds between mouse clicks, no chat and
>almost no transmission or reception (about 1-3 kbps each).
> <snip>
>Is it CUSM or is it some interaction with CU and 7.6.1 and open transport?
>(I am running 7.6.1, 24M RAM, ~80MH 256k cache, 28.8 modem, settings 10 min,
>26 max, max receive 100).

I suspect that your problems started when you upgraded to Open Transport
from "Classic Mac" networking. You probably need to upgrade your PPP
client to FreePPP ver 2.5rf at least - the "rf" is important. It's
available from http://www.rockstar.com

John Ingham
Supervisor, Technical Operations, CALS (Centre for Applied Learning Systems)
Adelaide Institute of TAFE (Training and Further Education)
GPO Box 1872 Adelaide South Australia 5001
Ph: +61 8 8207 8550 Fax: +61 8 8207 8552
Email: johningh@tafe.sa.edu.au
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